IPL 2018 - Chennai Super Kings: Statistical Preview

All the key stats and facts you all need to know about Chennai Super Kings.

Chennai Super Kings with the IPL 2010 trophy

The world's biggest and best T20 league, the Indian Premier League is around the corner. The 2018 season will be the 11th season of IPL and will be held from 7 April to 27 May 2018.

Chennai Super Kings is back after serving two years of suspension for the spot-fixing scandal in 2015. They are the only IPL team to qualify for the play-offs in all the eight seasons they played in.

Here is a look at Chennai Super Kings' IPL history

Champions : 2 Times (2010 & 2011)

Runners-up : 4 Times (2008, 2012, 2013, 2015)

Semifinalists : 2 Times (2009 & 2014)

Team Records:

1. Result summary:

 Opposition  Mat  Won  Lost  NR  %W
 Mumbai Indians  22  10  12  0  45.83
 Delhi Daredevils  16  11  5  0  68.75
 Kings XI Punjab  17  10  7  0  58.82
 Kolkata Kngiht Riders  16  10  6  0  62.50
 Rajasthan Royals  17  11  6  0  64.70
 Royal Challengers Bangalore  20  12  7  1  60.00
 Sunrisers Hyderabad  6  4  2  0  66.67
 Deccan Chargers  10  6  4  0  60
 Gujarat Lions  -  -  -  -  -
 Kochi Tuskers Kerala  2  1  1  0  50.00
 Pune Warriors  6  4  2  0  66.67
 Rising Pune Supergiant  -  -  -  -  -
 Total  132  79  52  1  65.83

 

2. Performance summary in IPL:

 Year  Mat  Won  Lost  NR  Position
 2008  16  9  7  0  Runners-up
 2009  14  8  6  0  4th
 2010  16  9  7  0  Champions
 2011  16  11  5  0  Champions
 2012  19  10  8  1  Runners-up
 2013  18  12  6  0  Runners-up
 2014  16  10  6  0  3rd
 2015  17  10  7  0  Runners-up
 2016  -  -  -  -  -
 2017  -  -  -  -  -

(CSK didn't take part in IPL season 2016 and 2017 due to suspension)

3. Highest Team Total:

 Score  Vs  Venue  Year
 246/5  Rajasthan Royals   Chennai  2010
 240/5  Kings XI Punjab  Mohali  2008
 223/3  Sunrisers Hyderabad   Hyderabad  2013

 

4. Lowest Team Total:

 Score  Vs  Venue  Year
 79  Mumbai Indians  Mumbai  2013
 109  Rajasthan Royals  Jaipur  2008
 110/8  Delhi Daredevils  Delhi  2012

Batting Records:

1. Most Runs

 Player  Mat  Runs  Avg  SR  HS  100s  50s
 Suresh Raina  132  3699  34.25  139.84  100*  1  25
 MS Dhoni  129  2987  39.30  139.31  70*  0  15
 Michael Hussey  50  1768  42.09  124.85  116*  1  13

 

 2. Highest Individual Scores:

  • Murali Vijay - 127 vs Rajasthan Royals at Chennai (2010)
  • Michael Hussey - 116* vs Kings Xi Punjab at Mohali (2008)
  • Murali Vijay - 113 vs Delhi Daredevils at Chennai (2012)

3. Most Runs in a season (for CSK):

 Player   Mat  Runs  Avg  HS  50+  Year
 Michael Hussey   17  733  52.35  95  6  2013
 Matthew Hayden  12  572  52.00  89  5  2009
 Dwayne Smith  16  566  35.37  79  5  2014

 

4. Best Batting Average (Min 25 innings played):

  1. Michael Hussey - 42.09
  2. MS Dhoni - 39.30
  3. Matthew Hayden - 36.90
  4. Suresh Raina - 34.25

5. Highest Strike Rate (Min 250 balls faced):

  1. Albie Morkel - 146.25
  2. Suresh Raina - 139.84
  3. MS Dhoni - 139.31
  4. Matthew Hayden : 137.51

Bowling Records:

1. Most wickets

 Player  Mat  Wkts  Avg  Eco  BBi  4-fers
 R Ashwin   97  90  24.23  6.45  3/16  0
 Dwayne Bravo  60  79  19.50  8.00  4/42  1
 Albie Morkel  82  76  27.07  8.09  4/32  1

 

2. Best bowling figures in an innings

  • R Jadeja - 5/16 vs Deccan Chargers at Visakhapatnam (2012)
  • Pawan Negi - 5/22 vs KKR at Bangalore (2014)
  • L Balaji - 5/24 vs Kings Xi Punjab at Mohali (2008)

3. Most wickets in a season (for CSK)

 Player  Mat  Wkts  Avg  Eco  BBi  Year
 Dwayne Bravo  18  32  15.53  7.95  4/42  2013
 Dwayne Bravo  17  26  16.38  8.14  3/22  2015
 Mohit Sharma  16  23  19.65  8.39  4/14  2014

 

4. Best Bowling Avg (Min 25 Wkts)

  1. Doug Bollinger - 18.72
  2. Dwayne Bravo - 19.50
  3. Ashish Nehra -  19.70
  4. Mohit Sharma -  22.08

5. Best Economy Rate (Min 20 Wkts)

  1. M Muralitharan - 6.37
  2. R Ashwin - 6.45
  3. Doug Bollinger - 7.21
  4. Suresh Raina - 7.23

By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 31 Mar, 2018

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